Safety Engineer

May 10, 2019

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Job Description

Job Location: Houston, TX / Johnson Space Center / NASA

As a Safety Engineer you will:

Ensure compliance with Occupational Safety and Health Association (OSHA), Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), National Fire Protection Agency (NFPA), Johnson Space Center (JSC), and State and local requirements.
Act as a mentor to management and employees for the implementation of the JETS Safety Program.
Assist in procedure development, and review technical documents to ensure compliance with safety requirements.
Conduct audits and walk-throughs to ensure organizational compliance with safety program.
Provide guidance to operations to ensure safe and environmentally responsible work practices are implemented.
Identify and communicate hazards, causes and effects as they apply to the industrial, aerospace test environment.
Develop hazard controls and verifications to mitigate identified hazards.
Independently analyze and make recommendations for system design, equipment and procedures to control or eliminate hazards.
Create hazard analysis products for facility systems used in support of flight hardware fabrication and testing using various analytical techniques to include System Hazard Analysis and Failure Modes and Effects Analysis.
Assist in the creation Job Hazard Analysis for tasks performed in laboratories, manufacturing facilities and test facilities.
Conduct safety and environmental health related training and design new training classes as needed.
Develop test safety documents and perform hazard analysis as it pertains to facility safety.
Participate in test and facility readiness reviews as a subject matter expert.
Research, procure and train employees in the use of personal protective equipment required to mitigate identified workplace hazards.
Perform incident investigations to identify root cause and corrective actions.
Provide reports and briefings to management.
Provide program management responsibilities for all safety related programs and initiatives.
Perform ergonomic assessments for field and office work environments.
Manage and coordinate environmental requirements for workplace exposures.
Perform other duties as required.
Required Education/Experience/Skills:

This position has been posted at multiple levels. Depending on the candidate’s experience, requirements and business needs, we reserve the right to consider candidates at any level for which this position has been advertised.

BS degree from an accredited engineering school and five (5) years of related engineering experience, or a MS degree from an accredited engineering school and four (4) years of related engineering experience, or Ph.D. from an accredited engineering school.
Must have at least two (2) years of direct safety experience.
Must have excellent communication and presentation skills.
Working knowledge of OSHA regulations.
Proficiency with MS Office required.

Prefer ABET accredited Bachelor’s degree in Occupational Safety and Health, Industrial Hygiene, Safety Engineering, Industrial Engineering, or Mechanical Engineering and at least two (2) years of direct safety experience.
Direct experience with Incident & Injury Free and Behavior-Based Safety techniques desired.
MS degree in area of specialty is preferred.
Certified Safety Professional (CSP) or Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) certification is preferred.
Essential Functions

• Work Environment- Generally an office environment, but can involve inside or outside work depending on task.

• Physical Requirements- Work may involve sitting or standing for extended periods of time). May require lifting and carrying up to 10 lbs (5% of time).

• Equipment and Machines- Standard office equipment (PC, telephone, printer, etc.).

• Attendance- Regular attendance in accordance with established work schedule is critical. Ability to work outside normal schedule and adjust schedule to meet peak periods and surge requirements when required.

• Other Essential Functions- Must be able to work in a team atmosphere. Must put forward a professional behavior that enhances productivity and promotes teamwork and cooperation. Grooming and dress must be appropriate for the position and must not impose a safety risk/hazard to the employee or others.

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  • Salary: 60,000 - 80,000
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